What Do Paramedics Want? | EMS Trend Survey

Ever wonder what other EMS professionals want from their career?

Is it inline with your desires or concerns in EMS?


Join Jim and Greg Friese as they talk about some highlights in the EMS Trend Report.


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Putting EMS Out Of Business

With high EMS call volumes, low acuity calls, long ED waits and patient just plain looking to avoid the ED altogether. New mobile urgent care units bring the Dr, nurse, PA or EMT to your home.

Offering treatments for asthma, COPD, minor injuries, ECG’s, IV’s, kidney stones and even COVID tests.

Will this help or hurt EMS in the future?

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Troublesome EMS Partners & Enabling Agencies

What do you do when your partner just doesn’t want to follow the rules or when your agency turns a blind eye to it? 

This episode Dave, Jim and Josh talk about dealing with rule breaking partners agencies that let it happen and the back in the day mindset of EMS.

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No One Wants To Work In EMS

EMS personnel shortage. Is there a shortage of people or pay?
Is the answer more education?

Take a listen to this age ole EMS conundrum below.

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Your EMS Mistake May Take You To Jail

Been seeing some news about EMS providers being charged criminally for medication errors. Will providers start thinking twice before giving a treatment if they don’t have too?

This and tips on treating transgender patients. Do we really need them?

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The Time They Laughed At You

I wanted to share this NREMT exam struggle story on passing the NREMT. 

One of my coaching students thought they knew it all. But when his classmates where moving ahead he was stuck behind and feeling like he was being laughed at. 

True of not, it can be very unsettling when you feel your peers are judging you. 

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Should We Dabble As EMS Professionals?

Is being in EMS as a part time job a good idea? Not talking about volunteers really. But the accountant or car repair tech that decides EMS is a good PT opportunity.

Does this hurt the profession? Or even the organizations they work for.

Listen in and give us your feedback on this

 
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Will The Pandemic Be The “Thing” To Push EMS Forward?

On episode “this one” Jim, Dave and Josh talk about the growing changes in EMS since the pandemic began. Working in mobile units, ED overflows, giving vaccines and now working with mental health professionals as part of non emergent response.

Plus the increased role Community Paramedics are also playing to help provide better care and mitigate the spread of COVID.

Questions asked are:

Is this moving EMS forward?

Should we be financially compensated for it?

Should we just welcome the growth?

Or perhaps we should question some of these like the mental health response.

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Life After EMS | Do You Have A Plan

This first episode of 2021 is a bit of a change up for us. But we wanted to take a moment and give some tips and advice for your personal use.

So many EMS professionals live paycheck to paycheck and never plan for retirement, injury or even a career change.

Disability is not the new 401K.

It’s hard. You get your paycheck and honestly there isn’t much meat on the bone left to save or invest.

Welcome to EMS right?

Watch this episode to see how easy it is to start thinking about your future life after EMS. Josh shines in this episode sharing great insight into investing and his past life in the NYC financial sector.

I hope this episode gives you some ideas or at least gets you considering how you will move forward with your finances in 2021

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Climbing the Proverbial Career Ladder

Walter Dusseldorp joins us for this episode and we talk about planning your career , networking and owning your goals.

In your career, you will likely transition 6-7 times into a new position. Each time it’s a nerve reckoning moment and often delayed through procrastination and self-doubt. Learn to build up your confidence by being prepared to not only pursue your BIG dream but also how to take little steps to get to that ultimate destination.

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